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Prompt Property

DisplayAttribute.Prompt Property

Gets or sets a value that will be used to set the watermark for prompts in the UI.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)

public string Prompt { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A value that will be used to display a watermark in the UI.

This property is typically used as a prompt or watermark for a UI element that is bound to the property that is annotated with this attribute. Do not use this method to access the prompt string. Use the GetPrompt method instead.

The following example shows how to set the Prompt property to "Enter Last Name".

[MetadataType(typeof(EmployeeMD))]
public partial class Employee {
    public class EmployeeMD {
        [Display(Name = "Last Name", Order = -9, 
        Prompt = "Enter Last Name", Description="Emp Last Name")]
        public object LastName { get; set; }

        [Display(Name = "Manager", AutoGenerateFilter=false)]
        public object Employee1 { get; set; }
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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